Can’t wait for August to get wickedly Weird with The Outer Dark? Needing something new to spark your imagination? Tired of being a shut-in with nothing to do, nowhere to go? I figured, why not provide you all with an awesome list of to catch up on while we all play our part in being responsible social distancers. Will be posting lists daily (or more) of creative endeavors that you can access created by or put out by The Outer Dark Symposium on the Greater Weird 2020 Guests, Hosts, Attendees and Volunteers (and where to find them). Enjoy!
Jeanne D’Angelo (IG @everlastingfaint) – Illustrator influenced by folklore, mythology, magic, nature, and pop cultural gloom & nonsense. Her art can be found on movie posters, books, comic covers, and in her own self-published illustration zines. She is also the creator of the cover art for The Outer Dark Symposium 2020’s program chapbook [text by Michael Bukowski]. Her work is available for purchase via her website here.
Ray Dafrico – Founding member of legendary Atlanta rock bands, The Nightporters and Kathleen Turner Overdrive. He has toured, opened for or performed with artists such as The Clash, The Ramones, The Replacements, REM, Bo Diddley, Richard Hell, The English Beat, and more! His music, including his latest album TUNNEL VISIONS can be purchased via his website here.
L.M. Davis – YA/MG author and scholar of African American and Native American literature and cultures. She is author of INTERLOPERS: A SHIFTERS NOVEL, POSERS: A SHIFTERS NOVEL and SKINLESS: A NOVEL IN 3 PARTS. More coming soon! Her work can be purchased via her website here or via her Amazon author page here.
Milton J. Davis – Award-winning Black Speculative fiction writer (author of 19 novels and editor/co-editor of seven anthologies ) and owner of MVmedia, LLC, a small publishing company specializing in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Sword and Soul. His work can be purchased via his website here and his Amazon author page here.
Julie C. Day (Twitter @thisjulieday) – Her novella, THE RAMPANT (Aqueduct Press), was released in 2019. Her numerous short stories can be found in publications such as Black Static, The Dark, Podcastle, Interzone, and Cincinnati Review. She is also co-editor of the charity anthology WEIRD DREAM SOCIETY to be released in 2020, with proceeds going to RAICES. Her work can be found via her website here or via her Amazon author page here.
Seb Doubinsky (Twitter @sebdoubinsky) – An award-winning French dystopian writer whose works include THE BABYLONIAN TRILOGY, WHITE CITY, MISSING SIGNAL and more. MISSING SIGNAL, published by Meerkat Press, won the Bronze Foreword Reviews Award in the sci-fi category. His forthcoming novel, THE INVISIBLE, a dystopian noir, is announced for May 2020, also through Meerkat Press. His work can be purchased via his Amazon author page here.